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Richard B. Boyce

Sapper

3rd Tunnelling Company

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus X holl. Purpurescens
  • Planted By: Miss D Storey
  • Plaque: 2979

Additional Info

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Biography

Richard B. Boyce was born in Smeaton, VIC and was a Miner by trade when he enlisted in the No 6 Tunnelling Company on 8 January 1916 at the age of 43. His unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 1 June 1916. Discharged 12 February 1919

Richard had two brothers that also served: Bertram Allenby Boyce, 5th Bn, killed in action, Pozieres, France, 25 July 1916 (Tree No 741) and James Ferguson Boyce (Tree No 2981)
Tree No 2979

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour